turing at shaw.ca
Tue Feb 2 11:40:53 CST 2016
I was once given a tour of a USPS facility and told to not make eye contact with the workers, as this was considered a threatening move by management.
I don't know if it's gotten any better, but it was definitely a weird experience.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Stefan Skoglund (lokal användare)" <stefan.skoglund at agj.net>
To: cctalk at classiccmp.org
Sent: Tuesday, February 2, 2016 3:47:48 AM
Subject: Re: USPS: Shipping
mån 2016-02-01 klockan 22:22 -0600 skrev Tothwolf:
> On Mon, 1 Feb 2016, Guy Sotomayor wrote:
> > On Feb 1, 2016, at 10:30 AM, Ken Seefried <seefriek at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> On Sun, 31 Jan 2016, Tothwolf wrote:
> >>> On Sun, 31 Jan 2016, Pete Lancashire wrote:
> >>>> Spend the extra few dollars (or what your currency is) and pack it in
> >>>> very strong box. I've actually had EPROMs show up cracked in half
> >>> Seconded. The machines the USPS uses for automated sorting of mail are
> >>> not gentle on parcels.
> >> I'd rather strongly suggest you not us the USPS period. In the last 6
> >> months or so they've flat out lost 4 items either destined to or
> >> shipped by me, and one item apparently (according to the tracking web
> >> site) sat in a sorting facility in Utah for nearly a month before
> >> magically showing up. Glad it wasn't perishable.
> > I’ve had failures with *all* of the major shippers.
> > UPS tracking is a *joke*. It tells you not where the package is but
> > where it’s supposed to be. I was tracking an IBM 3278 terminal and it
> > wasn’t until the tracking said it was “on the truck for delivery” that
> > they realized there was a problem. There was not one “physical” scan of
> > the package and they had no idea where it was.
> I recently bought a vacuum tube tester and whatever USPS carrier happened
> to be on duty scanned it as delivered but it was nowhere to be found.
> After calling the USPS and getting the branch manager involved, it
> magically appeared the next day. Someone at the USPS had also marked out
> the tracking barcode on the label.
HOW BAD is the relationship between the guys/gals on the floor at USPS
and management/congress ?
If people is sabotaging like this.
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